Denver Broncos at New England Patriots Free NFL Picks & Week 9 Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/29/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 4:25 PM on CBS
Gillette Stadium in Foxborough
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The Denver Broncos (6-1) and the New England Patriots (6-2) will both be going for their fifth wins in a row when they face each other on Sunday afternoon. Last season, the Patriots were able to beat the Broncos 34-31 in overtime, but Denver got their revenge by beating them 26-16 in the playoffs.
Last Thursday, the Broncos had yet another excellent offensive performance when they beat the San Diego Chargers 35-21 on the road. They had 425 total yards in that game and they didn't turn the ball over all night.
The Broncos are the second-highest scoring team in the NFL right now, averaging 32 points per game. Future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning has been able to complete 69 percent of his passes for 2,134 yards with 22 touchdowns and just three picks. Manning's top receiver has been Demaryius Thomas, who has 47 catches for 767 yards and six touchdowns.
The Patriots were able to score 31 second-quarter points against the Chicago Bears last Sunday and rolled to a 51-23 home win. Quarterback Tom Brady was 30-for-35 in that game and had five touchdown passes.
The Patriots have been able to gain 363.1 yards per game this season while scoring 29.8 points per game. Brady has a 104.7 passer rating this season by throwing for 2,059 yards with 18 touchdowns and two interceptions. Tight end Rob Gronkowski has 40 receptions for 558 yards with seven touchdowns.
Denver Broncos Betting Trends
Denver Broncos are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Denver Broncos are 5-2-0 against the Over/Under
New England Patriots Betting Trends
New England Patriots are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
New England Patriots are 6-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/26/14 S Omar Bolden Concussion "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/26/14 LB Steven Johnson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/13/14 LB Danny Trevathan Knee IR - designated return
10/12/14 RB Montee Ball Groin out indefinitely
09/23/14 DE Kenny Anunike Elbow IR
09/04/14 WR Jordan Norwood Knee IR
New England Patriots
10/27/14 DE Chandler Jones Hip out indefinitely
10/26/14 OL Cameron Fleming Finger "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/26/14 DB Nate Ebner Finger "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/14/14 LB Jerod Mayo Knee IR
10/14/14 RB Stevan Ridley Knee IR
09/27/14 DT Sealver Siliga Foot IR - designated return
09/23/14 LB Cameron Gordon Undisclosed IR
09/23/14 LB James Morris Undisclosed IR
09/04/14 WR Greg Orton Achilles IR
09/04/14 RB Tyler Gaffney Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take New England
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